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Construction Project to Close Highway 41 Offramp in Lemoore

STATE ROUTE 41 CONSTRUCTION

GRANGEVILLE/HANFORD-ARMONA RD

LACEY BLVD ACCESS CLOSURE

EAST OF STATE ROUTE 41

 

The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in cooperation with Teichert Construction will close access to east Lacey Boulevard from State Route 41 to construct the new roadway, as part of the State Route 41 pavement rehabilitation project between Grangeville Boulevard and Hanford-Armona Road in Kings County.

 

The following closure is scheduled for Tuesday, July 23rd through Monday, July 29th, 2013:

 

Two Killed in Crash in Lemoore

Two men from Lemoore died in a crash north of Lemoore Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol .

CHP says the men  were driving east on Flint Avenue in a 2001 Chevy S-10 truck just after midnight when they stopped at the intersection with 16th Avenue. They didn't see a flatbed truck driving south on 16th Avenue, the two vehicles collidged in the intersection.

Highway 198/19th Ave. Interchange Project Closes Access to 19th Ave.

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in cooperation with Granite Construction announces the temporary closure of access to and from 19th Avenue south of State Route 198, as part of the State Route 198/19th Avenue Interchange Project in the city of Lemoore within Kings County.

 

Beginning, Monday, July 29th, 2013:  Traffic will not be allowed access to 19th Avenue from eastbound 198 and local traffic from northbound 19th Avenue will not be able to access State Route 198.  This closure will last until the completion of the project.  Access to the Motel 6 and the Valero Gas Station located on 19th Avenue will be maintained by a temporary access road.  Traffic for 19th Avenue south of State Route 198 is to use 18 ½ Avenue and follow the detour signs.

 

Micro Sprints Racing at Lemoore Raceway

Micro Sprints Racing at Lemoore Raceway

Highway 41 South of Lemoore Reduced to One-Way Traffic This Weekend

The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces scheduled one way traffic control of northbound and southbound State Route 41 just south of Lemoore at Jackson Avenue in Kings County.  These lane closures are part of an improvement project to add left turn lanes from southbound and northbound State Route 41 to eastbound and westbound Jackson Avenue.  This project also includes the installation of additional street lighting at this rural intersection.

 

The following one-way traffic control will continue this weekend:

 

Northbound and Southbound State Route 41 will be reduced to one way traffic control at Jackson Avenue just south of Lemoore in Kings County, on Saturday, June 1st between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and on Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

 

Maximum DUI Enforcement in Effect This Cinco de Mayo Weekend!

Maximum DUI Enforcement in Effect This Cinco de Mayo Weekend!

If you’re planning on celebrating Cinco de Mayo and you plan to indulge with a margarita or tequila—don’t get behind the wheel!

The Avoid the 18 DUI Task Force will be out across Tulare and Kings Counties.

“With Cinco de Mayo celebrations on the rise across the country, alcohol-impaired crashes, injuries and fatalities will also rise,” said Sgt. Chris McLain of the Visalia Police Department. “But buzzed driving is drunk driving, and is never safe or acceptable.